Chapter 16 – Chaos in Lucca

Captain Giancarlo Annapoli, his happy-go-lucky midshipman Usna, and Carlo Pellerini, the head of Double R Guinigi’s expedition to Madeira, were sipping prosecco at the fabulous rooftop pool bar at the top of the Hotel I Principi in Viareggio… watching the anchored Lucchese warship the Elsie being loaded with supplies. Early the next morning, as the […]

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Lucca Comics & Games Evolves into “CHANGES THE SAGA CONTINUES”

100 Days of Events Planned to Amuse ALL WINTER According to the announcement November 20, 2020, by Barbara di Cesare of Lucca Comics & Games, “More than 200 festival events will be available to viewers on demand, for free, until February 28, 2021, on the website: https://www.luccachanges.com/it as well as on the YouTube channel of the […]

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Da LUCCA COMICS & GAMES arriva l’edizione “CHANGES: LA SAGA CONTINUA”

Le proposte per 100 GIORNI di eventi Secondo l’annuncio a Lucca, del 20 novembre 2020, di Barbara di Cesare di Lucca Comics & Games, “Fino al 28 febbraio 2021 più di 200 degli eventi del programma festivaliero saranno disponibili gratuitamente on demand sul sito https://www.luccachanges.com/it e sul canale YouTube della manifestazione; eventi speciali, documentari, film e serie tv selezionati apposta per il pubblico […]

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COVID o Niente COVID LORO SONO APERTI…

VEDRETE CHE I RISTORANTI E CAFFÈ CHE ABBIAMO RACCOMANDATO offrono piatti odierni per asporto o con consegna a domicilio Le nostre RACCOMANDAZIONI non sono state sollecitate  e non sono pubblicità pagata – sono semplicemente le nostre opinioni La Buca di Sant’Antonio EXTRA SPECIALE: I PIATTI D’ASPORTO DELLA BUCA DI SANT’ANTONIO Ora è possibile godersi i […]

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What to STILL love about Lucca: COVID or No COVID

With the latest restrictions on travel and interactions outside one’s family making life so difficult, I thought it was a good time to UPDATE & repost an article by my happy self six months ago… Having arrived May 13th, I am looking forward to completing my first week soon! (In the spring, everyone arriving from […]

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COVID or No COVID THEY ARE OPEN…

CHECK WITH OUR RECOMMENDED Best Restaurants & Cafès for DAILY SPECIALS to TAKE OUT Our RECOMMENDATIONS are: Unsolicited – Unpaid – Just Our Opinions EXTRA SPECIAL TAKE-OUT… La Buca di Sant’Antonio Recommendation Forno a vapore Amedeo Giusti Recommendation Franklin ’33 Recommendation Il Mercatino del Pesce Recommendation Ristorante Il Giglio & Gigliola Recommendation Pasticceria Dianda Recommendation […]

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EXTRA SPECIAL: Take-out from La Buca di Sant’Antonio

Experience Lucca’s most Authentic Food Experience AT HOME TORTELLINI in BRODO announce the arrival of fall — most of all the Buca’s tortellini that are famous for their rich flavor. Follow those with pappardelle in hare sauce or wild boar in umido with olives and polenta, and finish with castagnaccio (chestnut pie) with shepard-fresh sheep’s […]

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